Gout Topic Guide
Gout: Gout is characterized by abnormal uric acid metabolism. Symptoms and signs include a red, hot, swollen joint, and acute pain. Medications for the treatment of gout include NSAIDs, colchicine, corticosteroids, probenecid, allopurinol, and febuxostat. Staying hydrated and elevating and applying ice packs to the swollen joint may help to relieve pain and reduce inflammation.
Gout FAQs Gout is a unique type of arthritis. Get the answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about gout and learn how uric acid and your diet may be affecting this painful joint condition.
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